850 FIREMAN Panhandle FD Profile

Check out this cool video profile of a Panhandle Fire Department. This is the Midway Fire District, located in the Panhandle of Florida in Santa Rosa County. MFD is between Fort Walton Beach and Pensacola and covers a large area of residential and commercial. Many residents who live here commute to FWB or Pensacola. This is a top shelf FD with great firefighters. Check out “a day in the life” of the Midway 850 Fireman.

Command Officer Boot Camp 2016

May 10-12, 2016 0n Pensacola Beach. This conference is managed by the same Fire Service leaders that manage HROC.

Free Transportation to from Pensacola Airport

Price is currently $250. $300 starting in January.

9 Different Speakers in three days

Great Conference for the Acting Officer, Officer, Chief, and Senior Chief.

Managing  the Mayday will be one of the many topics covered.


Rooms for $149 at the Hilton. Group Lodging code is COB.

Bring your wife and make it a vacation on the beach. There will be classes/activities for the wives to do.

Call Hilton Reservation 1-866-916-2999

Speakers to include: Mike Terpak ” DC Jersey City”, Mike Lombardo “Buffalo”, Mike Ciampo “FDNY”, Ray McCormack “FDNY”, Mark Von Appen “Fully Involved”, Curt Isakson “BC Escambia”, Todd Edwards “Chief Atlanta Fire”, Ric Jorge “Palm Beach”, Nick Martin “Traditions Training”, Chief Bob Buns “FDNY” and a few more..

Day One

Leadership in the Real World

Expectations in todays fire service

Commanding in the Firehouse and in the streets

Day Two

Command and Control of Emergencies

Communications from the Firehouse to the Fireground

Day Three  “COBC Attendees will break into Tracks based on Rank & Experience”

Step Up Officer Track

Officer Track

Senior Officer Track

Chief Track

Senior Chief Track

There will be additional classes each day.

We will also have classes for spouses.  Anne Gagliano, Author and Wife of Seattle Captain Mike Gagliano frequently writes and speaks on the challenges of firefighter marriage.


Link to register spouse. Will cover activities, shopping shuttle, beach chairs, paddle boarding, and more………


Link Below for Regular conference registration


850 FIREMAN-Experienced Driven Nozzle Control Tips

Being skilled enough to operate, advance, control, and aggressively work the nozzle flowing the correct gallons per second-minute is arguably one of the most important tasks we will ever do. We must get this right 100% of the time and the details on how to be good at this skill are paramount. Extinguishing the fire makes it safer for everyone. Check out some experienced driven tips from this top shelf 850 Fireman.